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  • Infidelity

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    Out of Control Infidelity. Reasons for cheating, Ways in Which People Cheat, or Is it really that out of control or just actually being discussed more? Amanda A Northrup Schiller International University Abstract Cheating seems like it is almost a guaranteed topic of discussion at least once a day. Whether you’re hearing a struggle of someone close to you, hearing about it on the television, or even telling your own personal experience, we hear about it way too often. Cheating can be done

  • Annotated Bibliography on Infidelity

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    Web. 5 Feb. 2014. In Othniel Seiden’s article, he discusses some of the “reasons” for infidelity. He lists twenty reasons that people have given as to why they have cheated on a spouse or significant other. Seiden goes on to say that many people have unrealistic views or expectations on a marriage and states, “Romance novels, movies, TV

  • Infidelity : Sexual Or Emotional Act

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    Definition of Infidelity In America, infidelity rates have shot up exorbitantly high in the latest year. Infidelity, which is a form of cheating, has become a common problem throughout America (Debernadi, Nicholas). Even though infidelity is the breaking of trust, it can cause major damage to a person mentally, physically, or emotionally. Infidelity is a sexual or emotional act engaged in by one person within a committed relationship. When infidelity is acted upon, that means the partner of the relationship

  • Psychology and Infidelity Liberty University Essay

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    Emotional and Sexual Infidelity Liberty University ABSTRACT There are many ways in which infidelity can be explained depending on what you are reading or with whom you are speaking. Emotional and sexual infidelity is the two most studied forms of infidelity. The cognitive approach to infidelity explains that as our cognition is developing, we are also indirectly learning behaviors that could contribute to infidelity as adults. Infidelity no matter what the circumstances are surrounding it

  • Infidelity: Marriage and Current Relationship Standings Essay

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    Internal Look into Infidelity and the Outcomes Infidelity can happen at the blink of an eye, especially if a person is not aware of their current relationship standings with their partner. A partner may display two types of infidelity, emotional and sexual. Each type of infidelity is seen differently by men and women on an opposite scale according to (Buss, Larsen, and Westen, 1996; Buss et al., 1992; Buunk et al., 1996; Trivers, 1972). The causes for infidelity are somewhat the same for men

  • Marital Infidelity And Sexual Infidelity

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    Marital infidelity is one of the most common reasons that couples seek counseling (Fife, Weeks, & Gambescia, 2008). Previous research (Beaulieu-Pelletier, Philippe, Lecours, & Couture, 2011; Fish, Pavkov, Wetchler, & Bercik, 2012) has shown that adult attachment styles affect rates of infidelity and could potentially be used to understand infidelity in married couples. The following proposal gives a brief description of attachment theory, the definition of infidelity used in previous research, some

  • The Scarlett Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Essay

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    (Myers-Shirk). While married men had the option to impregnate any woman they chose, women had the primary responsibility of raising the children while remaining faithful. During this era, common practice dictated that only women would face prosecution for infidelity or else face charges of a serious crime (Mawa). Society’s frame of mind during this time served to place men at the top of the “gender hierarchy” until, later in the century (Myers-Shirk). The notion that women received unjust treatment as compared

  • The Theme Of Romanticism In The Awakening By Kate Chopin

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    then-controversial subject, the novel is widely admired today for its literary qualities. Edmund Wilson characterized it as a work "quite uninhibited and beautifully written, which anticipates D. H. Lawrence in its treatment of infidelity." Source Although the theme of marital infidelity no longer shocks, few novels have plumbed the psychology of a woman involved in an illicit relationship with the perception, artistry, and honesty that Kate Chopin used in this book. Edna attempts to find self-definition

  • One of the studies I found talked about how men and women differ in confronting their significant

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    This article also states that men find it harder to forgive a sexual infidelity and women find it harder to forgive an emotional infidelity. Evolutionary psychologists believe that women are drawn to men based on their resources (e.g. money, family, health) and that men are drawn to women based on their physical appearance (e.g. body shape, size, facial attractiveness). When men feel as though they are in jeopardy of infidelity, they engage in what the authors of the article call “jealous mate-guarding”

  • Causes And Effects Of Cheating

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    Hey there, let's talk about something almost everyone has been through at least one point in their life. Cheating most but maybe not all guys or girls have cheated on or with. It is the hardest thing for anyone to ever go through. Imagine giving all one person's trust and love and attention to one person and they just ruin all of someone's trust and leave one and not care all of a sudden. Then tell one or one find out he was cheating on ones the whole time and left one for someone else. They might